Raymond Bonner

Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter whose captivating book Anatomy of Injustice the dirty truths of unethical and sometimes illegal racially charged conduct in the justice system.

  • Anatomy of Injustice is a true story of how an innocent man ends up on death row when state officials engage in unethical and possibly illegal conduct — Bonner examines the legal ramifications of capital punishment while telling the inspiring tale of a lawyer with her own incredible life story.
  • Uncovered truths in El Salvador, Rwanda, Bosnia, Peru, Sudan, Indonesia, Kuwait and Kurdistan
  • Award-winning publications include Weakness and Deceit: U.S. Policy and El Salvador, Waltzing with a Dictator: The Marcoses and the Making of American PolicyAt the Hand of Man: Peril and Hope for Africa’s Wildlife.

Raymond Bonner Anatomy of Injustice


Most of us Americans don't have a clue about how the criminal court system really operates and we need a good writer like Bonner to take us through, step by step. But be warned: If you have pressing duties waiting, don't begin reading this book. This is seductive storytelling at its best.

- Sister Helen Prejean, author of Dead Man Walkin

An important addition to the body of evidence against the death penalty.

- Ethan Gilsdorf, Boston Globe

Raymond Bonner’s Anatomy of Injustice is a powerful and poignant analysis of the case of Edward Lee Elmore. Bonner’s voice is a profound force for truth and justice in our difficult times!

- Cornel West